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Pittsburgh Pirates Face the San Francisco Giants Monday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Pittsburgh Pirates


San Francisco Giants
Monday, July 28, 2014 10:15 PM ET
AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants get a visit from the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB baseball betting action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the San Francisco Giants, Madison Bumgarner gets the ball, charged with keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates hitters off the base paths. He'll face Vance Worley, 3-1 on the year.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the San Francisco Giants in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -158 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 6.5 at BetDSI.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.2-4 win for the Giants on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

57-48 San Francisco battles the Pirates, currently with a 55-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 17 (San Francisco Giants) and the No. 14 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Stats Matchup

The game also pits San Francisco Giants No. 20-rated offense, averaging 3.91 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.17 in runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have averaged 8.16 hits per game so far, less than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.81 hits per game).

Pittsburgh brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 7-5 winner on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 7-5 final on Sunday in support of Edinson Volquez at Coors Field.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -120 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors. The Giants endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Dodgers on Sunday, with Jake Peavy throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at AT&T Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games on the road
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Francisco is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh at San Francisco, Tuesday, July 29th